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Spine Focused Neurosurgeon Needed at Level II Trauma Center - PSLF Eligible - $50K Sign On Bonus...

UPMC Northwest PA and NY
Erie, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC Hamot, located in Erie, PA has an exceptional opportunity for a spine-focused neurosurgeon to join a well-established group with work/life balance.

Erie is an ideal destination for family living with high-quality educational opportunities, a vibrant cultural scene, and endless recreational activities to enjoy. Plus, Erie is situated less than two hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. Toronto is less than four hours away. You will love living here!

As a member of the region?s premiere Neurosciences Institute, you will join a multidisciplinary team including five neurosurgeons, one who is a dual-boarded neurosurgeon/neurointerventionalist, two neurohospitalists, eight neurologists, two neuroradiologists, and one neurointerventional neurologist, plus experienced advanced practice providers. UPMC Hamot is a Level II trauma center and Comprehensive Stroke Center. With the UPMC affiliation, this is an outstanding opportunity to have the best of all worlds by providing comprehensive care at the regional referral hub.

Qualifications and details for Neurosurgeon include:

  • The ideal candidate is fellowship trained and BC/BE in Neurological Surgery
  • Typical cases include neurotrauma, brain tumors, complex spinal surgery, cerebrovascular disease and/or endovascular interventional radiology
  • 80% spine / 20% brain
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative disposition
  • The physician will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary conferences, quality improvement initiatives and contribute to the teaching of medical students and residents
  • A world-class team of experts ? be a part of it!

Candidates can expect:

? Competitive base salary commensurate with experience/training

? Enhanced compensation package with opportunity to earn productivity and quality incentives

? $50,000 Sign On Bonus

? Non-Profit Health System, Employed Model *PSLF Eligible

? Paid time off, CME days, and CME stipend

? Paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance

? Paid Parental Leave

? Medical, dental and vision insurance

? Short and long-term disability

? Group Life insurance

? Robust retirement plans

? Tuition assistance for self, dependent and/or spouse/domestic partner

? Customary and reasonable moving expenses

? H1B candidates welcome to apply

About UPMC Hamot

UPMC Hamot is a 458-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by over 650 physicians and nearly 4,000 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot?s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education. UPMC Hamot?s superior health care services are continually recognized by notable accrediting bodies.

About Erie, PA

What makes Erie, PA so easy to love? Let?s start with what comes naturally: a seven-mile sandy shoreline that joins Pennsylvania?s fifth-largest city with the majestic Great Lake that shares its name. The outdooring paradise that is Presque Isle State Park. Then add in the ever-growing list of fun and affordable activities throughout the region. Amusement and water parks. Distinct eateries. Sports galore. And the largest grape-growing region east of the Rocky Mountains. Erie is an ideal destination for family living with high-quality educational opportunities, a vibrant cultural scene, and short commutes to and from work or school. An easy drive from Ohio, New York, Western PA, and Canada, Erie is ready to welcome you to our beautiful shores! To learn more about what Erie has to offer visit

About UPMC

A $26 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 95,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites, and a nearly 4.5 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.5 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region?s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $900 million in federal, state, and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial, and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation?s best hospitals in many specialties and ranks UPMC Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America?s Best Children?s Hospitals.

Our Values

At UPMC, we?re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community.

Supporting a Diverse Workplace

UPMC respects that talent and skill are not limited but enhanced by the diversity and cultural expertise staff brings to the workplace. Having a diverse employee presence at all levels provides a wealth of benefits. It ensures we have the knowledge, critical thinking, agility, and innovation required of a leading and forward-thinking integrated health care system.

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